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Sunshine Seafood Cafe

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14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-6200
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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198 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a very nice lunch at sunshine Seafood café I think it should not be called seafood café because you can also eat very good hamburgers and meat there but anyway I had blackend Mahi mahi with salad and my husband a hamburger he liked. Very nice and friendly service

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Thank Crystal1942
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Order the seafood gumbo for sure. Fresh grilled fish, a specialty. Also, don't miss the great desserts. Sit on the porch. Heated if it's cold. Inside is a little claustrophobic.

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1 Thank 732laurences
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at sunshine seafood cafe when I have been In captive for many years. I stopped by tonight and had a light diner. I had the goat cheese salad with grilled scallops. The salad was very fresh and the scallops were excellent. I plan on eating here again while in captiva this week. In my opinion it is... More 

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Thank Keith B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place y accident while exploring the island. Food is very tasty and resonably priced. Sometimes there is a wait, but it is well worth it. the outdoor seating is fun.

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1 Thank Heaven0514
Weatherford
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Service is always excellent with Nick, Robin or Jose. Food is expertly prepared, presented and delicious thanks to Pedro the chef. They usually have a special or two every night. Nice wine list to complement the menu. Fresh fish is available in different preparations and for the meat lovers out there the wood-grilled filet is great. Vegetables are yummy. This... More 

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Jupiter
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

One plate was the grilled salmon with a pineapple salsa. Excellent but I felt the salmon was pre frozen. Next plate was the pompano special. It was fresh and quite tasty. Last we ordered the yellow fin tuna cooked rare. Fish was cooked to order and plate was quite tasty. Again I felt the piece of fish was previous frozen.... More 

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1 Thank Leesalibi
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Everything that we ordered was spectacular. I totally recommend the scallops and goat cheese appetizer.

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1 Thank Stephanie Y
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Went to this place for dinner with a group of friends. When paying the waitress did not have enough portfolios so I handed her one and said " their are two credit cards in here". She said "okay" and then she walked into the kitchen. About 3 min later she came out with a check in her hand and said... More 

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Thank pfawn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

To miss this restaurant would be a terrible error of judgment. My wife had the filet and it was cooked perfectly and she said it was wonderful. I had the daily fresh catch (grilled grouper with two grilled shrimp and house mashed potatoes) absolutely delightful! One of the best meals I've ever had. Do not miss this unassuming gem!

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1 Thank Adam T
Palmetto, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We always find at least one night to dine at Sunshine Seafood Cafe when visiting Captiva Island, which is usually twice a year. Robin took great care of us, and our meals was delicious as always! The mussels were a wonderful starter, and then the Paella and Snapper Picatta finished the evening. Sorry, no room for dessert this night! We'll... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-6200

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?